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i know in district 3 there are a large number of folks that are bilingual, as well as in district 9. our most of our reare most of t materials culturally sensitive or bilingual? >> we strive to have all of them bilingual. then we can obviously have translation services available for those that needed at meetings and things of that nature. >> how do you approach that out reach? >> do you go to the schools? do you go to nonprofits? to g>> one of the challenges ise are not implementing agency. we try to put a higher priority for projects that are coming through this.
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>commissioner campos: any other comments or questions? we want to thank staff for the work and presentation. we will open it up to public comment. >> [inaudible] supervisors, you must remember, do not take this personally, what you can do is the guys that come here and give you a presentation, you can ask them for a power point presentation, and you can give this to the schools, merchants, other organizations. let me focus on district 9. it is crazy to have a bicycle lane on san bruno ave, unless you have $500 million to pay for
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casualties. we have already had six deaths. unless the writers were born to ride their bicycles participate in the x-games. it is unrealistic to have a bicycle lane from silver to bacon. why? because of the muni buses. the people who ride their bikes, they go on the sidewalk, because that is the only way they are safe. there are about 20 blind spots because of how narrow the road is. we need engineers to figure this out, and not do it with remote- controlled. these guys here do not live in
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the community. i do not know from where they come and what they feel about us. when it comes to bicycles, of course we all love bicycles, but we have to love safety. we do not want some supervisor to be knocked down just because he rides a bike. supervisor campos: thank you. next speaker. >public comment is closed. one of the things i would like to explore is as we continue with these discussions is how do we also inform members of these communities and all the other districts would projects are being funded by the county transportation authority and to hear about other priorities that
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are not on the list that should be included, so if you have any thoughts or suggestions on the process for making sure that happens, i am very open to doing that, and certainly these discussions are the beginning of making sure we shed light on everything that is being funded. another thing i think is important that we should bring other agencies to have of discussion to the extent the county transportation authority is providing funding and how do we make sure there is coordination and input from the district supervisors, not only from the county transportation authority, but from the other agencies? >commissioner olague: i am concerned a little bit about the coordination. i am not sure how this is all getting -- how the work is being
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integrated, and that sort of thing. we have so many departments working on transportation issues. the mta, planning. we have the mayor's office that has their own adviser on transportation issues. i would like to have a better sense of how the efforts are being coordinated. and decided on and that sort of thing. at some point i think it would be useful to have a better sense of that. taiga right. maybe at some point of transportation authority meeting in the neighborhoods might be appropriate. something to consider. any other comments on item eight? seeing none, this item is closed. >> introduction of new items and information items. supervisor campos: any new items
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for introduction? item 10. >> public comment. supervisor combampos: public comment is closed. item 11. meeting adjourned. at the harvey milk day. meeting adjourned. -- happy harvey milk day.l >> when the new california academy of sciences opened in 2008, it quickly became one of the top tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies'
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astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an
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observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe somebody new, may be looking for a day, or chatting with friends. there jellyfish. i mean, they are beautiful. >> the culmination of the animals. >> it is very impressive. we do not have this at home. >> tell us a little about some of the spider's we see here on display. >> at the california academy of sciences, there is a very large collection of preserved and live specimens, which are the evidence about evolution. we have the assassin spiders, which are spiders that exclusively kill and eat other spiders. they are under the microscope here. research done and the california academy's i rhinology lab
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suggests that the assassin spiders have been doing this for over 150 million years. this glassed in room is a real scientific laboratory, and the people in that room are preparing specimens of vertebrate, that is mammals and birds. the way they do this is to remove the skin, sew it together in a relatively lifelike pose, and ensure that it does not decompose. >> i am a really big class actress fan, so i am here to see them, and beer week. >> i wanted to learn something and have fun. >> i always enjoy it. i am not all is well -- always working as i am tonight. sometimes i come to enjoy the music and to dance. ♪
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>> culturewire covers the arts in san francisco, and one of my favorite culture artists is here tonight. jason, thank you for being on culturewire. tell us about some of your posters that we have here today. >> most of the posters here are four specific shows or tours. i am hired by the bands or the venue. >> what is the inspiration behind these posters? >> no, disease of the related to the bay and, of course. music -- it is related to the band, of course the musical content or isn't related to the bed. album covers can come from anywhere. ♪ ♪
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>> class actress was great. we have been having so much fun. i did not realize how beautiful the cal academy looks than that. what other events take place here? >> we do corporate events that night on a regular basis. but nightlife is your best bet to come in as a regular person pharmacy the academy at night, and visit with friends. calacademy.org/nightlife. we have details for the next few weeks. you can get tickets online in advance or at the door. >> thank you so much. thank you for watching culturewire on sf gov tv.
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president fong: